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FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 4:16pm EDT
"us," i think he was talking to the latino community. what do you make of that? >> i think anybody who is going to cast a vote for or against a nominee based on the color of their skin, that is the wrong way to be making a decision. he and the latino activists can scream all they want. the people they are appealing to and that they are going to try to rev up are not likely republican voters in the first place. i do not think this is going to make a difference. you have people like orrin hatch, who has an excellent relationship with the latino community, he cast a vote against this woman. he has one of the best outreach policies of anyone in the senate. neil: when senator barack obama voted against samuel alito for the court, i do not know if there was an outcry, "it is going to hurt him with a italian-americans." i would hope we are beyond some silliness -- hurt him with italian-americans." >> we ought to be beyond that, too. race and gender do not block people's elevation to hire op- ed's any longer in america. it just does not happen -- elevation to higher elevations any longer i
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 12:00am EDT
the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >> donald kirk is a correspondent for the christian science monitor. he has spent the past 12 years based in south korea. >> caller: i think it's a big deal in the sense that it says something about u.s./north korean relations. the fact that kim jong-il was glad to receive a high-profile american visitor in the form of bill clinton was certainly interesting. there's hope that perhaps it'll be possible to resume negotiations on one level or another. >> outside of the united states, reaction was mixed. in nairobi at a conference of african leaders, secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters, she was "excited' by the news. nonetheless, she reiterated america's hard line regarding north korea's nuclear program. >> they have a choice. they can continue to follow a path that is filled with provocative actions, or they can decide to renew their discussions. >> in south korea, reaction to the news of the release of lee and ling was noticeably subdued. north korea currently detains several hundred south koreans, some of who
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
institute for policy studies and a u.s. foreign policy expert on africa. she joins us from washington. nice to have you with us. >> great to with you, martin. >> as secretary clinton meets the president of somalia, what are the american goals that she will be articulating? and what is smaomalia looking f in return? ? i think secretary clinton is going to articulate goals around security and peace around the horn of africa i think on the somalian end, there are tremendous concerns being raised that really the u.s. is being looked to -- to prop up a transitional government that many see as being imposed really from the outside. i think clearly what's at stake is that a government that was seen as credible was ousted by the americans back in 2006 and since then, there's been a succeeding series of governments, transitional governments with more or less problems around credibility. and here again what you is a quest for support and legitimacy from the u.s. by this new transitional government there in somalia. >> why is the state of smaa sta crucial? >> somalia is in a vital area. it's the
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
using forensic testing to determine the age of ivory tusks. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what is that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. intel. supporting math and science education for tomorrow's innovators. the atlantic philanthropies. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the u.s. senate confirmed sonia sotomayor to the nation's highest court today. the federal appeals judge will now become the first hispanic justice and the third woman to sit on the united states supreme court. jeffrey brown has our lead story report. >> on this v
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 3:00pm EDT
senate, are they going to be willing to be on the same plan they are asking us to be on? >> in fact, several democratic members of congress now have canceled their town hall meetings, we learned, at least one, represent brad miller of north carolina, is saying, he has gotten a death threat. that's what he is saying. now, if you were with us here tuesday, when we first started following the story, you heard a charge by a congressman, congressman lloyd doggett who joined me here. on video, you see him being chased from this forum on to a parking lot. he told us this isn't some ground swell of grass roots rage. he says it is being coordinated and scripted. >> i think the script is des sem nated through the republican party and websites that they are going through and through some of the private organizations that are helping orchestrate all this. >> now, i should say that there does seem to be some evidence that the congressman may be right at least in some part. i, and my staff, have watched video after video of some of these meetings. we hear many of the same slogans repeated again a
WETA
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
studie and a u.s. foreign policy expert on rica. she joins us fro washington. nice to have you with us. >>reat to with you, martin. >> as sretary clinton mes the prident of somalia, wh are the american goalsthat she will be articulating? and what is smaomalia looking f in return? ? i think secrary clinton is going to articulate goals around security and peaceround the ho of africa i think on the somalian end, there are tremendousoncerns being raised that really the u. is being looked to to prop up a transional government that many see as being imposed really from the outde. ihink cearly what at stake ishat a vernment thatas se as creble was oust by e americans back i 2006 and since then, there's been a succeeng series of govements, transitial govements with more or less problems around credibity. d here again what you is a qst for support and legitimacy from the u.s. by this new transitional government the in somalia. >> why ishe state of smaa stabl crucial? >>omalia is in a vit area. it's the gulf ofaden through the astf somalia tough which muchf the world tde flows. this is why durin
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 7:00pm EDT
covers the court for us. she is live on capitol hill. shannon, when does judge sotomayor get sworn in? >> shep, it's official on saturday. there will be two ceremonies. there are two different oaths to be administered. both will be done by the chief justice john roberts and both at the supreme court building. the first will be privately with justice sotomayor family. the second much more public because we believe it's going to be the very first time ever that television cameras are allowed to cover the portion of the swearing of in a supreme court justice. shepard: republicans lost the battle today. it looks like they were laying a groundwork for tomorrow. >> they are. going they are going to keep an eye on this justice. they say that, you know, the empathy standard, some other questions they have. they are going to be watching i told you so moment it sounds like by some accounts. this is what republican orrin hatch said all of her record adds up. >> to the result is an activist judicial philosophy that i cannot support and that the american people reject. >> but, shep, to be fair, he
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
going to be the interesting question. the longer this program goes on, the longer people get used to being subsidized for buying a car. steve: one of the arguments in the first place to get people onboard for cash for clunkers is they said this is really going to spur people buying american cars. not so fast. it turns out four of the five top cars we told you yesterday are made by foreign brands. now, yesterday, according to data we had, the ford focus was number one. but now look at this. toyota corolla number one. ford focus number two. honda civic number three. toyota prius number four. and toyota camry number five. so essentially cash for clunkers has turned into a huge bailout for toyota. peter: and the transportation secretary yesterday in the interview gretchen conducted made it clear in response to our question. well, yeah, this is an american program. this was done to benefit american cars. gretchen: but under the auspice of the fact that a lot of those toyotas artoyotas are manufactun the u.s. but the p.r. message is not a good one. a very interesting point that i would lik
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 10:00am EDT
not using primary care facilities. but you are right. the bill will not be implemented overnight. it will take several years for it to be fully implemented. we have to have primary-care physicians in place before we have these requirements go into place. host: last question, a different topic the senate will vote on expanding the cash for clunkers program. how will you vote? guest: i will vote for it. it has been more successful than many of us thought. the milage increase has gone up 10 miles per gallon on new cars. it is beating feel efficiency and new cars by 20%. we are getting off the roads these cars and trucks, mainly trucks, that are very inefficient, and getting a much more efficient automobiles, and helping our economy and creating jobs, which a stimulus should do. it is good news. host: thank you for being here. we will take you live to capitol hill. this committee hearing is the senate, and security -- senate homeland security and government affairs committee. it is chaired by tom carper. it is on the health of the postal service. you have probably heard that the post
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
used for governmental purposes. the city attorney is now trying to find out if this rental agreement fits that criteria. >> if we are offering properties at below market value, then that's considered a benefit. and as such, we should be treating it that way. >> this city employee who knows some of the men renting the homes doesn't understand the fuss. they work hard, they deserve it, he said. now it's up to the ty to determine how much it will cost them. audrey barnes, 9news now, wusa9.com. >> the city manager says she hopes to report her findings to the city council by the first week of september. >>> well within an hour, president barack obama will appear at a campaign fundraiser for virginia democrat, creigh deeds. some see the governor's race as a referendum on president obama's performance. gary joins us now live from mcclane with more. gary. >> lesli, it's really no surprise the president is here. virginia republican sensing a drop in the president's approval ratings has made this campaign as much about his national political chance as it has been about local virginia issues. >
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
still a good day to be here, midtown, the big apple. we've got a great crowd out with us. always happy. big smiles on their faces in rockefeller plaza. i'm natalie morales along with lester holt, helping us out while matt is off today. >> coming up in this half hour, we're going to turn to the disturbing story of what happened yesterday. i was in suburban pittsburgh covering that suburban shooting at the gym. we're learning more about the shooter. he posted a youtube video diary, and we'll try to find out what was going on in his mind. we try to find the warning signs. >> it is mazing that these people are blogging about this. and he blogged about this earlier this year, saying he had the guns, and actually went there and then he chickened out. >> yeah, back in january. but again, who read it. >> that's exactly right. also coming up, do you have any phobias? >> yeah. how long is the show? >> me, too. big, big fear of snakes, spiders, anything that is creepy and crawly. well, there are a lot of people, of course, millions who suffer from serious anxieties whether it is spiders, as we me
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
goff is here. she's had a very busy morning. howard is here to tell us if we will get heavier rain the rest of the day. >> i think we have seen the heaviest. south and east could get some but a light showery pattern and angie will blame me for the traffic issues. >> doing it all morning. >> but the afternoon will get better. teeserurat are urstruggling to bye onti ti you by especially, it, ay it is to lyto ike gufeau ke august. pae , eastthe pa east, 81 cle out harrisonburg, w neetma owtownlit to moderate gh ers t outhere. but meea t br, bras well. it is t noint nsracolyg intant the showers will couent into mi ni g adis weo thoughout rt ainly after the lunch ho thanat. r hogh. than that. howa o tcoks clar over to ney ol olney and rockville, a anfew showers to bwi. soheylrnarhe mr and ieavrain ie n reerowagn evto en rt north beach to plum point to hughsville and la plata. is is moving east northeast. on the weather computer. we will show you the on. e bapicture here. one bah tc showers from this morning raced up to new jersey and long island. s. wing with lingering er n. it vea momo
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 4:00pm EDT
? >> i am saying there is a trust gap that is growing, and as you just articulately put it for us, we are seeing promises being broken in other regards, and when it comes to my personal privacy, the privacy of my own conversation and, neil, as i might add, this is not about a suspicious suitcase being left in the middle of grand central station or some vehicle parked somewhere that looks suspicious. this is something that has something to do with the core fundamental principles of health care, and we are having our debate about that. if we are not able to have that in the privacy of our own homes and in casual conversation, this is no longer america. neil: thank you. we would read what kevin has put out, because he has framed this debate way beyond a liberal or conservative conversation. left, white, red, blue. this is just plain illegal. our senior analyst judge andrew napolitano joins us. it is illegal? >> yes. when richard nixon was worried about anti-war protesters during the vietnam era, he said fbi agents and undercover cia agents under cover, which is against the law to be oper
CNN
Aug 5, 2009 9:00pm EDT
very happy. >> tom foreman. thank you. join us tomorrow night at 9:00 for the cnn "national report card." see you then. have a great night. "larry king live" starts right "larry king live" starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> larry: tonight, they're home. american journalists laura ling and euna lee are back in the u.s. they're harrowing five-month ordeal as prisoners in north korea over. >> the past 140 days have been the most difficult, heart-wrenching time of our lives. >> what did they endure? will they be okay? can they pick up with their lives? >>> and then, tv power couple kelly ripa and mark conseulos. they'll talk about oprah and their new baby. >> no request is left unanswered. >> larry: all next on "larry king live." good evening. it's been some turn of events for two women and their families who just days ago were in absolute despair. all changed when laura ling and euna lee returned this morning to the arms of their loved ones and a country waiting to embrace them. watch. >> hours ago, euna lee and i were prisoners in north korea. we feared that a
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 4:00pm EDT
much for being with us, mr. haros. here now, wolf blitzer in "the situation room." >>> rick, thank you. happening now, breaking news. an historic vote by the united states senate confirming judge sonia sotomayor as the first hispanic justice of the united states supreme court. we have reaction from president obama that's just in. also, former president bill clinton peppered with questions about his successful mission to bring back two american journalists from north korea. what he's saying and what he isn't saying. >>> plus, cnn marks 200 days in office for president obama with a new national report card and a new poll on the president's approval rating. is the public still backing the president? i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> following breaking news this hour. federal appeals court judge sonia sotomayor just confirmed by the senate to be the country's 111th supreme court justice. only the third woman and most significantly the first hispanic to sit on the nat
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 5:30am EDT
flowing despite the wet roads. use caution as you head to the commute. good news in 95 southbound and the earlier crash is cleared. in getting word of a fire and expect to see crews on the scene there. and inner loop that crash is on the scene and blocks the right shoulder. and that a wash on the scene there. and west bound parkway and crews are preparing for the water main break that has the right lane remaining block. >> this is the guy on the bike that you pass he is the one with the shoes, gloves. mir yobs -- mirrors. he is as highly educated us a you can get is hit and killed by a truck. this what happened on tuesday morning right at the maryland avenue at west laf net near penn station. >> reporter: jack yates was a biker for 20 years. he was hit by a truck and killed. he was hit as the driver made a turn from maryland avenue. the accident was caught on camera but they could not make out the license plate. he was on his way to the university of baltimore where he was pursuing his third master's degree. his family says that he was always safe on his bike and had mirrors on the he
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 6:30pm EDT
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MSNBC
Aug 5, 2009 9:00pm EDT
next crazy thing but everything i could think of that is that crazy has already been actually used by these people. there are these crazy conspiracy theories about health care reform on the one hand. and on the other hand there are these organized efforts to shut down political debate about health care by using angry crowds to take over town hall meetings and chase congressmen through parking lots. these two observable facts about the antihealth care reform forces, it turns out, are really one big thing. do yourself a favor if you have a moment and you're online and go to the website recess rally.com. it's a very nice website. very slick. got a big stop sign right there in the middle above the list of all the town hall rallies they expect you to go to and disrupt. the tag line up there you can see is we the people say no to socialized health care. we the people. that's how the republican party has been describing these town hall takeovers, too. putting out a statement today saying democrats should stop being so upset about them. quote, what democrats call mob rule, the average amer
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 5:00am EDT
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us 4 "11 news today." -- for " 11 news today in." >> we are starting to see a change in the forecast. this has been a slow-moving front. a lot of areas for low pressure has developed. we have seen some whitening in some areas especially on the eastern shore. -- lightning in some areas, especially on the eastern shore. 78 degrees-83 degrees is the temperature range for today. we will be " for most of today. -- cool for most of today. tomorrow it will be mostly sunny. feeling really pleasant out there. something to look forward to. over to you. >> good morning. the votes are a little slick out there. we it -- the roads are a little slick out there. some possible delays. a transformer fire on courtney road. the inner loop on the beltway, an accident is off to the side. westbound no. still shut down -- the right lane closed. a week and doing quite well of the rise. we are not seeing any delays this morning. it is slick out there. no problems to report in terms of delays. an easy ride on i-95. that is the latest. >> thank you. as washington works t
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 12:00am EDT
, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >> larry: let's check in with dan simon, our cnn correspondent. he's in san francisco. i believe right outside where al gore's headquarters are for his television network. dan, what's the latest on the family reunion? >> reporter: yeah, hi, larry. well as you said, this is where current is based here in san francisco. but the two young women, they are based in los angeles. we can tell you that they are home tonight after that very dramatic homecoming today. we're getting some early details about their treatment in north korea. most of these details coming from laura ling's sister, lisa. lisa ling telling reporters today that laura and euna for the most part were kept in isolation from one another. they really did not have the opportunity to see each other. they did see each other during the trial which happened on june 2nd. they embraced each other then. but from then on out they didn't have a chance to be with each other. that must have been incredibly stressful. i'm sure, larry, a lot people have questions about the food. lisa lin
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 1:00am EDT
country. better look out. then, it is unbelievable. average americans -- that is us -- getting bamboozled. big corporate weasels law and cheap, and who pays the price? hereรง is a hit. -- big corporate weasels liw and e and cheat. and one of the release to journalists in her own words. -- here is a hit. and passionate voters voicing their objections -- here is a hit -- hint. the dnc has another word for the protesters. "angry mob." >> they lost the election. they lost on the recovery act, the budget, and children's health care. they have lost the confidence of the american people after eight years of failed policies that were when their economy and cost millions of jobs. now, rush limbaugh and the others have the same goal to distort president obama and stop the change americans voted for overwhelmingly in november. >> it will break camp. >> i hope he fails. >> -- it will break him. >> they have no desire to move the country forward, so they have called out the mob. call the republican party. tell them you have had enough with the mob. the democratic national committee is resp
HLN
Aug 6, 2009 1:00am EDT
department with the assistance of the fbi have located evidence that may, may bring us closer to finding out what happened. the evidence we've uncovered shows that there are suspicious circumstances regarding robert's disappearance. >> detectives say finding the body is the beginning of a brand new investigation. >> our system of justice demands that we focus on evidence. our investigative experience tells us that we cannot jump to conclusions. the police investigation into robert's disappearance continues and is very active. our priority remains in finding answers for robert's family and this community. >>> also, the mystery surrounding the sudden death of music icon michael jackson intensifies. questions still mount as to his sudden death and $500 million empire. after murder charges leveled in the death of jackson, his family publicly claiming he was murdered, multiple search warrants in vegas and houston. police seizing cell phone and computer hard drive images, vials of drugs, fed ex receipts, e-mails, rolodexs, scores of documents, all from jackson's private live-in doctor.
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
us now with the latest. rosy? >> reporter: kelly, the federal funds will go to developing cleaner, greener technology for a rear drive vehicle. gm says it will provide more details in the future. but analysts say this could be the start of something big at that plant. right now the plant is only one of a handful that makes critical transmission parts for gm cars and trucks in the u.s., including parts for the company's hybrid and the highly touted bolt electric car scheduled to roll out next year. no comment today from plant officials or from the union representing the workers at the white marsh facility. but for folks who follow manufacturing in maryland, they're saying the allison plant already had a leg up. >> yeah, made an investment already. this local plant has been involved in everything from creating a product, the hybrid, which is sustainable and a green product, to being zero landfill free, and actually putting solar panels on the roof. >> reporter: any investment in the power train could trigger more investment in green technology in the state. he says right now manufac
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 3:00pm EDT
al franken speaking a short time ago. give us some perspective on the politics of this. we know the senators leaving are not, may vote for sonia sotomayor's con fir makfirmatic the political angle, especially with those with a growing hispanic population. >> that's right. obviously, al franken is the most junior senator. it's only democrats who serve as presiding officers. but you're right. ever since this nomination was even first floated, the name of sonia sotomayor, the first thing that came up was that wise latina remark and has been a focal point. republicans have strived for years to secure a significant portion if not a majority of the hispanic vote around this country. they failed in that very dramatically in the last presidential election of course, stepping back a considerable amount in terms of the percentage of that vote they were able to obtain. i think what you saw as a consequence is republicans mindful of the fact that they're the base of the party, the republican party, and the democratic party for that matter, wants to see representatives and senators standing up a
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 2:00pm EDT
it takes us to in terms of home prices, people go for a home price forecast without looking at the mortgages themselves. if you are starting with mortgages, you are saying we could get a 15% drop? >> down about another 14%. that is close to market consensus, but that next step of saying what does that mean for homeowners and what does it mean to get mortgage obligations is an important step. you try to see what the outlook is and what it will mean for household wealth. >> what's your reaction to this? as karen said, her decline forecast may be not that different from the overall market. if the mortgage situation in terms of mortgages is as grim as she sees it, it could mean that the current efforts out there to modify mortgages are not near enough. it's a little bit more severe about and makes a big difference. none the less, this is very good careful work and exactly what needs to be done. others will get you something like 30% of something under water. 30% is less, but still a severe problem. >> karen, you are seeing a difference. i believe we have a chart of where we have the wo
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
on. ian roberts who ran at the sydney olympics. he will tell us how to run properly. you don't just lace up. >> i could be doing it wrong. >> what did you do? 5k? >> i could do more but, the baby is due - >> when was the last time you apologized to somebody, justin? >> everyday. before the mouth is open. sorry. >> well, lauren bloom is in. she's written a book "the art of the apology." she says you can apologize to just about everybody and how you should. we'll find out the inner workings of an apology. >>> coming up, doc cheatham will be here, the naacp chairman. he will give us a big challenge to save our city. he's got an important message and he'll be here in a couple of minutes. and hal sparks, funny man. you've seen him on "the soup," "talk soup," "i love the 80s." he'll be in our sued studio in a couple -- of minutes. >> we have a group from anne arundel county. the storm trackers. i know, they just came out here and they match the weather wall. with the green shirts. we take it outside. yeah, we were looking at some rain. right now looking at light showers pushing to the sou
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. what can you tell us. >> parents say their kids have been abandoned. and that they think that the city is to blame. rec and parks, said as of july 1st, that department can no longer provide recreational programming at the center because the facility is not suitable for viable programs. the center is a wing of carter g woodson elementary middle and in the hands of the baltimore city schools. school officials have not decided what to do with the center. in the meantime, dozens of kids have written letters to the mayor, begging for her help. and parents say the mayor is their last option. >> i mean, she is the leader of our on city. she is the one that makes or breaks this community as far as i am concerned. and if she is not behind us, as much as we have been behind her, then, i just, think that's a sad situation. >> as of now, the center will shut its doors this friday. reporting live at city hall. karen parks fox 45 news "late edition". >> a baltimore city woman is denied permission to install a windmill on her roof. she says it would cut energy costs and improve the environment. but n
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
-- restaurant owners. >> [unintelligible] >> sotomayor is of puerto rican descent. >> she could help us. >> even though her job is to be neutral, many secretly hope that she will help with their community. she has become a role model. >> she has gone nearly far, and you don't see that. i wish one day i could be up there. i am proud of her. >> she will be sworn in this saturday at the supreme court. live on capitol hill, abc 7 ws. >> she is 55 years of age and grew up in a south bronx housing project. she has an ivy league education. she is the first hispanic person to serve on the high court. she is also the third woman. coming up at 6:00, hear what president obama had to say. >>> firefighters found nearly 40 stakes -- snakes while fighting a fire. investigators say faulty extension cords sparked the fire. the teenager there said he was greeting the non venomous snakes. >>> after being hit by cars, fire officials say he went headfirst through the windshield after a car struck him. the driver stopped and stayed on the scene. >>> county police arrested a group of teenagers for aur mr de a
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 3:00pm EDT
already been working for a month or two to prepare for that. i'm sure she wants to get started us and she can't. shepard: i wonder if this will be the liberal jurist to replace the liberal jurist that we expect. >> we cannot know. traditionally, republican nominees have disappointed republican presidents. in preparation for fox's documentary on judge sonia sotomayor, i've read a great deal of her work. there is little room. there are ideas and references to other sources of legal authority that might not always please president obama. not only does she have a lifetime appointment, she is on the court for which there is no appeal. she is free to be herself truly and fully. she also has a very engaging personality, as well as a sharp intellect. it will be a different, more forceful way than the person she is replacing. shepard: you often learn a lot about a person like this from the quality of the ammunition used against her. the dissenters would have overturned heaven and earth to find whatever it is to sue their way of talkinthinking to attackr with. they came up with a latino woma woman.
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
brady with us in a few moments. and we have here on set, christine romans and suzanne malveaux. we start with suzanne. clearly a lot of challenges. when he gets it grade, from our polling, people are saying there's still work to be done on the economy. >> the one thing you hear from president obama is i inherited this problem. this is a big problem i got from president bush. one thing they accomplished and they're proud of is the stimulus package. you say, look, you can see that recovery in the housing market. you can see some signs of things changing, turning around, they perhaps headed off the worst depression of all time by being in the deep recession. the second thing is they've taken on the auto industries looking for general motors. the cash for clunkers program incredibly popular. billions of dollars have poured in to this. they've managed to increase the sales, chrysler, gm, honda, you name it. taking on wall street. it's a campaign pledge. they wanted to clean up their act. so they've gotten tougher regulations. one of the things that you want to take a look at, christine
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 12:35am EDT
use of antidepressants in the u.s. has more than doubled over ten years. well, at lst people who make antidepressants are happy, i guess. [ laughter ] that's good news for them. i just heard about this. a nonalcoholic beer for dogs has just been introduced. by the way, if you need to switch your dog to a nonalcoholic beer, then you should probably stop drinking as well. [ laughter and applause ] "i think scruffy's had enough." [ laughter ] who names their dog scruffy anymore? nobody. [ laughter ] not one person here has a dog named scruffy. did you see that photo of russian prime minister, vladimir putin? y didou see that today? look at this. look at this. [ laughter ] he said he was just vacationing in siberia. looks like he's posing for the cover of the world's worst dvel.nc look at this.ve [ laughter ] "i'm on horse, i take you away. i'm your boyfriend." [ laughter ] "i can't believe it's not butter." [ laughter ] hey, today is national waffle day. i don't know how i feel about that, i keep going back and forth. [ laughter ] i don't know. radio shack is changing its name to the sha
HLN
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. call in, the number, 1-877-tell-hln. you can e-mail us, cnn.com/primenews, or text us at hlntv, just start your message with the word prime. it's your chance to be heard. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> this is "prime news." i'm mike galanos. an in-depth look into the mind of a murderer. the man who entered an aerobics class near pittsburgh. police say he was hell-bent on shooting them because they're women. we're just getting a look at videos of this sick man posted online last year. here's a clip. >> it is easy for me to hide from my emotions for one more day. take a long drive in the car, listen to some music, daydream, or just do some mundane task around the house that really doesn't need to be done that's not too important. and there you go. one more day. and one more day turns into one more year. >> chilling, almost hearing words from the grave there. not only do we know that he killed three women, there are pictures of two of the dead, and shot a pregnant woman. that's the lady on the far right. she was the one injured. shot her twice in the shoulder. thankfully she'
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 11:00am EDT
rnc chairman says don't blame republicans. the protests are genuine. >>> stop using the boogie man. the policies that this administration is putting out is what's scaring america. >>> also, impact your world. heading off an easily preventable eye disease that leads to blindness for millions of people. good morning, everyone i'm don lemon, tony harris is off. you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> we begin this hour with issue number one, of course, it is your money. lately there have been signs that the economy is stabilizing and home sales are rising, manufacturing is picking up and some analysts expect the economy to grow this quarter. but, today, we have new jobless numbers that show just how fragile the situation is. felicia taylor is at the new york stock exchange with the details on the jobless numbers. hi, felicia. >> once again, we have this mixed number in the jobless claims. today we saw that jobless claims fell to 550,000, that is still a high number. however, it's down from 40,000 the week before. that's not so bad. the pace of layoffs is beginning to slow down, that's what
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
? >> let's begin by trying to put together more of the pieces of the puzzle. literally helping us understand why this ever happened. >> it is easy for me to hide from my emotions for one more day. take a long drive in the car. listen to some music. daydream. or just do some mundane task around the house, that really doesn't need to be done, that's not too important. and there you go. one more day. and one more day, turns into one more year. >> reporter: george sodini, in his own words, about his struggles with emotion. and "gma" has discovered what may have been sodini's last gasp online. a hidden message about women he met at the gym, buried deep inside his website's html code. a haunting message. at the gym, i saw a woman i like. i see her at the park and ride sometimes. occasionally she makes good eye contact and smiles. to get a friend like her, and for nighttime action, i would cancel this plan or put it on hold. at least for a while. that posting, like so many others, seems to show the conflict sodini, a systems analyst at this pittsburgh law firm, felt about his relationshi
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. is there a poll showing him trailing bob mcdonald by eight points, 43% to 51%. virginia used to be a reliably republican state but went to mr. obama in last year's elections. this race could be seen as a referendum on the white house and democratic congress. >>> a 14-year-old and 18-year-old have been arrested in connection with the robbery in charles m in charles , nepeo hnepen o lane july lan july 28th. authteitans iell us the victim was walking home whenas hs we w by the teens.ck darcy spencer is live with more. >> reporter: he was walking home. he was here in front of his own home wn he was murdered. police say the killers were looking for money to buy drugs. >> they stabbed him. he made it over to where the paint is on the driveway and collapsed there. >> reporter: jim mcconnell describes where a neighbor collapsed on the street after being stabbed to death. the victim jeremiah gutierrez was walking home from his job in waldorf wh h. cetaliatouedck ann t es nce announced theofrrt two suspects in the murder, an 18-year-old and 14-yea>>old. once is me.on i ess it can hpen anywhere
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 12:00am EDT
official pictures. >> talk about his conduct in a minute. >> he was fearful of not being used and yet not getting what he wanted. >> i thought he was like a p.o.w. with his fingers crossed. here's what that freed journalist laura ling said this morning about bill clinton. let's lis. >> and we were taken to a location, and when we walked through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. we were shocked. but we knew instantly in our hearts that the nightmare of our lives was finally coming to an end. and now, we stand here home and free. >> wow. mike, tifs caught up in that emotionally. i walk in a room and there he is. now, i guess you know, regis philbin could have been there and she might have been just as happy but i don't think so. there's something iconic about big bill clinton. in a way he's his own thanksgiving day float. he's bigger than life and here he is with the statement you're free. >> there are very few people who could have pull this had off. maybe there was nobody who could have pulled this off. >> not because of what he did. what do you mean by that
CNN
Aug 5, 2009 10:00pm EDT
of us. she drew a picture and i was the sister and it was just her and i. and i didn't even know what to say. you know. i still have to say, thank you, hon, that's a beautiful picture. deep down inside, she didn't include her mother which really made me sad. >> hard to imagine what it was like for this family thinking there was a chance hannah might not see her mother for another 12 years. for laura ling, it was a husband and family waiting for her. a sushi dinner and perhaps mother's essential watercress soup which she's been keeping warm the last few days in anticipation. al gore spoke briefly today. his farmer boss, bill clinton, though, did not. president obama spoke of relief and gratitude where laura ling, silence for months, spoke at length. when she did, people across the country seemed to choke up a little. >> 30 hours ago euna lee and i were prisoners in north korea. we feared that at any moment we could be sent to a hard labor camp. and then suddenly we were told that we were going to a meeting. we were taken to a location. and when we walked through the doors, we saw
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 4:30am EDT
. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm karen brown in for michelle guillen. the outcome is all but certain, but the vote is historic. this afternoon the senate votes on the confirmation of sonia sotomayor to the supreme court. she would be the first hispanic to sit on the nation's highest court. susan roberts is in washington with more. good morning, susan. >> reporter: karen, good morning to you. the federal judge gained even more momentum on wednesday, when she picked up two more republican senators who announced their support for her. her confirmation is how considered to be a certainty. the nation's highest court is on track to get its first hispanic justice. >> i'm confident that judge sotomayor will make an outstanding justice of the united states supreme court. >> reporter: the senate will vote this afternoon on judge sonia sotomayor's supreme court nomination. the 55-year-old bronx, new york native is almost certain to win confirmation. she has solid backing from the democratic majority, and a growing number of republicans now say th
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 11:00pm EDT
security and counterterrorism. it's money they will put to use for new programs immediately. in an effort to keep trains and passengers safe in the nation's capital, the department of homeland security has given metro $9.5 million in grant money for counterterrorism. >> by having more visibility out there, higher visibility in the system, it's very important to us. to get 20 new people out into the system, it is a significant budgetary issue for us. >> reporter: that's not all they will use the money for. metro will equip and train five antiterrorism teams. the four officers on each team will be responsible for random patrols of metro facilities and vehicles and a quicker response to suspicious packages and other threats good so we can collect more data as to what's going on in that system. some will be uniform. some will be casual flows out in the system. >> reporter: in addition to gathering intelligence and sharing information with federal and local law enforcement, metro will also use the money to implement new technology. in particular, cameras and radio communications. this comes ju
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
efficient use of energy from all sources. together, this is the foundation of a clean energy era. as a president obama has said, there is a choice before us. we can remain the world's leading importer of oil and -- or become the leading exporter of clean energy. the department of the interior manages 20% of america. these lands that only include some of our treasured landscapes, but also some of the most productive energy areas. until recently, energy production of focus has been on conventional resources including oil, gas, and coal. insuring these resources is essential to our energy security, but we also have undeveloped potential on our public lands and under the leadership of president obama and secretary salazar, we are pursuing these opportunities. the bureau of land management has identified over 20 million acres of public land with energy potential and over 29 million acres with solar energy potential. there are also 140 million acres of public land in alaska with a geothermal resource potential as well as significant biomass potential. these public lands have the potential to
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
than the financials, other than technology and materials to lead us higher. >> but wait a second. >> i'm not sure. >> we have been sharing leadership along the way. back in may after the stress test, it was the financials. at one point it was energy. then it was all about technology. so we're sharing leadership as we march higher. right now i don't know necessarily if you need one individual sector. you just always need someone to carry the baton. >> two weeks ago it was technology. then the fltinancials. now potentially maybe the commodities start to step in. be careful with wells fargo. a lot of puts being bought on wells fargo today. traded 30,000 of those. you look into august. an enormous number of puts there. maybe there's a secondary. they have to raise money to pay back -- >> your trade was wells fargo today. as joe said, traded up above 29. these were the levels we saw when they priced that a few months ago when the stock was priced at 22.25. ran up to 29. we told you to get out that day. that level is your stop. >> and a great point, real quick. you make a great point o
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00am EDT
this retail sector. what can you tell us? >> trish, as we have been discussing here, it wasn't a great, pretty july but the outlooks are what are capturing investor interests. back to school, as we all know, getting into the full swing of things. a number of the bigger names in retailers came out bullish on their expectations. old navy, for example, reported worse-than-expected july sales declines but the forecast for the second quarter earnings is almost three times what analysts were expecting. that's a good sign for them. jcpenney, the gap, also upped their estimates. aeropostal, they did deliver the best july. retailer still fell short of analyst expectation. jcpenney, they saw sales drop 12.3%. that was in line with expectations. but they raised guidance and originally projected they would see 8 cents to 12 cents in loss. now the department store chain says it will be dramatically smaller in terms of its loss. about a penny there. gap, meantime, saw their sales tumble more than 8%. that still came out of expectations and they upped their guidance. some of the best sales reports ca
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00am EDT
white house correspondent here, that perhaps they might have to go it alone, use that 60 vote majority. they have special procedures in place that would not require them to get 60 votes on many major components of this health care reform bill. they have a deadline of october 15th deciding whether or not to pull the trigger on that. that hangs over these negotiations as we move through august when congress is on recess and into the fall. so a lot riding on this meeting here today. nobody is quite sure where this is all going to go. one thing, carlos, one final thing is, it appears that what is emerging from these senate negotiations is a plan without a public option. how they are going to thread the needle with the house of representatives eventually. nancy pelosi's democrats are going to insist on that public option, that's something that i am really dying to see as we move into the fall here. >> i'm here with jon hillsenenr, ath. several republicans, not just liberal, chuck grassley of iowa, that's interesting to me. i would think ultimately a real struggle for those republicans when
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2009 8:00pm EDT
there you seem to be disagreeing with what several of us talked about or argued about earlier. >> this is the original bill. >> i don't want to find out you voted for something and we looked at this and it's a different bill. >> when one protestor asked for a show of hands from those in the room who oppose any form of socialized or government run health care congressman green asked for another show of hands for anyone in the room with medicare. many of the same hands went up. tea party protestors who believe they are against government run health care either don't know or don't care that they are at this moment receiving government health care. whether public or private the overwhelming majority of protestors at congressman green's town hall meeting already had health care coverage. >> i'd like to know how many people in this room do not have health insurance of some kind. i think that's the answer to the question. i think the people who are objecting are the people who -- >> time to call in our own eugene robinson pulitzer prize winning columnist and associate editor of "the washingto
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
sotomayor. >> jay leno gives us a sneak peek at what we can expect for his new prime-time show. we will take a look. >> rain is passing through our area right now. how long will it last? we will tell you as "11 news today" continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we will get to a big story in just a minute. first let's check with sandra shaw on the forecast. >> a friend is making its way through in the area. a batch of showers is moving through this morning. we will have a brief break and then another round. mainly on the eastern shore and southern maryland today. there may be some showers passed through baltimore until 4:00. in the front will clear and we will be cold. -- cool. 78 degrees-83 degrees. we are ready for the weekend. what is going on a the roadways? >> good morning. let's check what is going on up there. the rain is impacting the committee. we had this accident on the outer loop of the beltway. two right lanes closed thei
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